Ecclestone to run F1 during bribery trial

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2013 file picture President and CEO of Formula One Management Bernie Ecclestone arrives at the Circuit of the Americas for the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race, in Austin, Texas. A German court says Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will go on trial on bribery charges. The Munich state court said Thursday Jan. 16, 2014 that it has decided to send to trial the indictment against the 83-year-old Ecclestone. He faces charges of bribery and incitement to breach of trust connected to the alleged payment of a US $  45 million bribe to a German banker. Proceedings are currently expected to start at the end of April. The banker, Gerhard Gribkowsky, already has been convicted of taking the payment from Ecclestone in connection with the sale of a stake in F1. Ecclestone has insisted that he did "nothing illegal." (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)BERLIN (AP) — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone w&#1110&#406&#406 keep running th&#1077 sport despite going &#959n trial f&#959r bribery &#1110n Germany.



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